Suddenly unsure on immigration, Trump trying to clear it up
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — It's been the driving issue of Donald Trump's campaign. Build a wall along the southern border. Make Mexico pay for it. And expel everyone living in the U.S. illegally with the help of a "deportation force."
Clinton aide Abedin dumps husband Weiner over new scandal
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is done playing the good wife to Anthony Weiner, announcing Monday she is leaving the serially sexting ex-congressman after he was accused of sending raunchy photos and messages to yet another woman.
Brazil's president proclaims innocence at impeachment trial
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — In a 14-hour session that was less electric than expected, Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence at her impeachment trial Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper," calling the drive to oust her a "coup" and warning senators that history will judge themharshly if they oust a democratically elected leader on false charges.
Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83
Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the mad scientist of "Young Frankenstein," has died. He was 83.
Kaepernick's decision to sit through anthem scrutinized
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters, Colin Kaepernick's name came up Monday as his decision to sit down during the national anthem reached far beyond football.
North Carolina warily watching 2 tropical weather systems
RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — Beachgoers, boat captains and business owners on North Carolina's Outer Banks warily eyed a potent tropical weather system Monday that could rain out one of the last busy weeks of the summer.
2 slain nuns remembered for helping the needy
DURANT, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of people filled a cathedral in Mississippi's capital city on Monday to remember two nuns who spent decades helping the needy and were found stabbed to death last week in their home in one of the poorest counties of the state.
Airport scare hard to avoid with cascade of false reports
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the moments before reports of gunshots spread panic at Los Angeles International Airport, police with weapons drawn had confronted a masked man outside a terminal who was carrying a plastic sword and dressed like Zorro.
Slain New Mexico girl's relatives mystified over mom's role
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Michelle Martens kept her new relationship with a man convicted of child endangerment a secret from friends and family for weeks — as she helped plan her daughter's 10th birthday party, sent the girl off daily to the school bus and held down her job at a local grocery store.
Human Rights Watch: Palestinians abuse media, activists
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian authorities are silencing dissent by cracking down on free speech and abusing local journalists and activists critical of their policies, a leading international human rights group said Tuesday.